Thailand

Top 5 Best Beachfront Resorts in Thailand

Isn’t a beach in the sunshine the holiday that most of us dream of. You will find some of the most beautiful beaches in the world in Thailand and we …

Asia Travel

Naked foreigners arrested on Pattaya beach

Police order two foreigners (centre) to get dressed after they were found naked on a beach in Pattaya at 3am on Sunday. (Photo by Chaiyot …

South-east Asia

Online task force closes the net on paedophiles

- +<p>A schoolboy came to the police with a broken heart. He was utterly embarrassed but decided to tell police that a video clip of him masturbating …

Chiang Mai

Dragonfruit Coconut Smoothie Recipe

Dragonfruit Coconut Protein Smoothie<p>A dragonfruit coconut protein smoothie is a colorful smoothie with a light sweetness. Dragonfruit is a perfect …

Thai Food

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2017 - Aussies in charge

by CPHPRW Media today at 3:52 pm<p><b>It looked pretty ominous at dawn on day 3 of the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek with a glassed-out Andaman Sea. The</b> …

Phuket

Australian slits his own throat at airport

An Australian man showed signs of mental distress at Suvarnabhumi International Airport early Sunday morning and then inflicted a serious injury to …

South-east Asia

Red shirts reconciled to grim future

JATUPORN PROMPAN has become the latest – and most senior – red-shirt leader to be sent to jail, and this seems to be further weakening the …

South-east Asia

Thailand monks: Wirapol Sukphol case highlights country's Buddhism crisis

<b>It was a jarring image; a group of Buddhist monks, with shaven heads and orange robes, sitting back in the soft-leather seats of an executive jet, passing luxury accessories among themselves.</b><p>The video of the monk, now known by his pre-monk name, Wirapol Sukphol, went viral after being posted on …

Asia

A Week In Boston, MA, On A $127,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i>Money Diaries <i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.</i><p><i>Today for</i> <i>Money Diaries Month:</i> <i>a private equity associate who</i> …

Thai Food

Malaysian shipbuilder in cash crunch - The Nation

It is the latest company in the marine sector to suffer the savage fallout of protracted low oil prices.<p>The loss-making company had run up 1.84 …

South-east Asia

Emirates covers Thai visa costs

Emirates crew members stand beside an A380 superjumbo. The airline wants to spur Thai arrivals to the home base in Dubai.<p>- +<p>Emirates is offering visa …

Phuket

Can Bangkok Curb Prostitution? And Should It?

Thailand’s first female minister of tourism wants the sex trade banned. Critics say the plan is shortsighted.<p>Tourists flock to Thailand for its temples and beaches, but also for its sex workers. From go-go girls to ladyboys, Thai cities and resorts like Bangkok and Pattaya are known as hubs of the …

South-east Asia

Thailand is sick of backpackers begging for money to get home

Thailand is cracking down on “beg-packers” — shameless Western backpackers begging for travel money on the streets of Southeast Asia.<p>According to …

South-east Asia

'Darknet' suspect's flashy cars raised eyebrows in Thailand

BANGKOK – The neighbors had their suspicions.<p>The young Canadian accused of masterminding the world's leading "darknet" internet marketplace lived a seemingly quiet life for more than a year with his Thai girlfriend in a middle-class neighborhood on the outskirts of Bangkok.<p>But the flashy cars he …

Crime

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? 24 Days of Adventure Travel in Thailand

<i>Welcome to a new series we’re running on Why Wait, called How Much Does it Cost to Travel?</i><p><i>We know that financial considerations are probably the</i> …

Chiang Mai

Bang Bang Oriental Foodhall arrives in north London

Collindale is now home to the capital's largest Asian foodhall<p>North London’s hottest new destination celebrates Asia’s vibrant culture with nearly 30 …

Restaurants

Larry Hallegua captures sun worshippers on Pattaya Beach in Thailand

In his latest series, photographer Larry Hallegua has taken to Pattaya beach in Thailand to capture the characters and happenings of this tourist …

Photography

Building with a modern style that combines with the tropical climate of Thailand

Building with a modern style that combines with the tropical climate of Thailand Architects: Sute Architect Location: Det Udom District , Ubon …

Architecture

Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra's corruption trial in final stage, hundreds throng streets to show support

<b>Bangkok</b>: Toppled Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was mobbed by well-wishers, many bearing red roses on Thursday, as she arrived for what could be …

Asia

Thai Academics to Be Summoned by Military for Raising ‘Anti-Junta Placards’ at an International Conference

Pakawadee Weerapaspong (left) and Chaipong Samnieng (right) holding up placards reading ‘An academic forum – is not – a military camp’. The man in …

Liberal POV

Malaysia U23 0 Thailand U23 3: Tigers brought back down to earth by commanding Elephants

Malaysia were trounced by hosts Thailand in their U23 AFC Championship qualification group match, but they still retain their qualification hopes.<p>BY <b>ZULHILMI ZAINAL Follow on Twitter</b><p>Following their 3-0 win over Indonesia U23 in the qualification stage opener of the 2018 AFC U23 Championship, …

Sport (Australia)

Bangkok Street Food

Loading<p>Somtam. Also known as papaya salad in English, somtam is a type of Thai salad that comes from northern Thailand, although it is eaten all over …

South-east Asia

Malaysia's Petronas delivers first LNG cargo to Thailand's PTT

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian state oil firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd [PETR.UL] announced on Friday the delivery of its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to Thailand.<p>Petronas, as the company is known, is committed to deliver up to 1.2 million tonnes per annum of LNG to Thailand's …

Malaysia

Thai Euphemism

Is it just me or have you also noticed that, often-times, some sensitive Thai words are twisted around to mask their negative connotations? If you're …

South-east Asia

Yingluck faces final hearing - The Nation

JUST A DAY after a key party figure and red-shirt leader was sent to jail, former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra will today attend the last …

Judiciary

Many claim to have been duped by alleged Krabi killer - The Nation

Bang Fath, or Surifath Bannoppawongsakul, is now in police custody for the massacre on July 10 at the house of Worayuth Sunglung, a village head, in …

South-east Asia

Piles of cash, locked safe found at abbot's home

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT - About 195,000 baht in cash and a locked safe with no key were found at the residence of the abbot of Wat Nang Phraya in Muang …

South-east Asia

Police aim at six Thai celebrities over social-media booze postings

Police are focused on summoning six Thai celebrities whose pictures with alcoholic beverages were posted and shared on social media. Authorities are …

South-east Asia

New Land Rover Discovery launched in Thailand

- +<p>Fifth-generation SUV comes with 3.0-litre V6 diesel power and is priced from 6.499 million baht.<p>Inchcape (Thailand), the official importer of …

Trucks

10 nachdenkliche Sprüche mit Bilders vom neuen Lana Del Rey-Album

Wir lieben "Lust for Life". Aber es bot sich eine Gelegenheit, die wir einfach nutzen mussten.<p>Lana Del Rey hat mit <i>Lust for Life</i> ihr bereits fünftes Studioalbum veröffentlicht und wir sind immer noch begeistert. Ihre Melancholie, ihr Image als American Darling und ihre Liebe für Sex und Drogen …

South-east Asia